“The greatest hope for humanity lies not in condemning violence but in making violence obsolete.”

June 20, 2017

Inspirational videos

from

Also see Gandhi’s thoughts on the power of non-violence at

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=craig+lock+gandhi&rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ698NZ698&oq=craig+lock+gandhi&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i64l3.6848j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8#q=gandhi+craig+lock+

“Together, one heart, one mind, one life, one small step at a time, let’s plant the seeds of hope for a better and brighter future… then together let’s walk towards it.”
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“Whilst we can (and should) cherish and celebrate our ‘unique’ differences, let not our different beliefs divide us, but let the Spirit of our shared humanity be what defines and unites us as common inhabitants of our planet.”

June 11, 2017

Together...Let's Break (Tear) Down Walls (Barriers) and Build Bridges of Understanding

A Jewish woman named Renee Rachel Black and a Muslim man named Sadiq Patel react next to floral tributes in Albert Square in Manchester

CREDIT: DARREN STAPLES/ REUTERS

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/24/muslim-man-seen-comforting-elderly-jewish-woman-manchester-memorial/

see

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11863380

“Whilst we can (and should) cherish and celebrate our ‘unique’ differences, let not our different beliefs divide us, but let the Spirit of our shared humanity be what defines and unites us as common inhabitants of our planet.”

from

https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2014/07/23/whilst-we-can-and-should-cherish-and-celebrate-our-unique-differences-let-not-our-different-beliefs-divide-us-but-let-the-spirit-of-our-shared-humanity-be-what-defines-a-3/

“Together, one heart, one mind, one life, one small step at a time, let’s plant the seeds of hope for a better and brighter future… then together let’s walk towards it.”
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“Our goal must be to illuminate the hearts and minds of humanity (through raising the collective consciousness) and offer a compelling alternate vision for the world – one that banishes the fanatical ideology of hatred to the darkness from which it emerged.”

May 23, 2017

I (We) Must Not Hate!

STarless-night“Our goal must be to illuminate the hearts and minds of humanity (through raising the collective consciousness) and offer a compelling alternate vision for the world – one that banishes the fanatical ideology of hatred to the darkness from which it emerged.”
– craig (as adapted from Wahid, former president of Indonesia)

from

https://mandelamadiba.wordpress.com/category/books-by-craig-lock/

and

Nelson Mandela | Craig’s Books

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the people of Manchester and victims  throughout  the world

“Together, one heart, one mind, one life, one small step at a time, let’s plant the seeds of hope for a better and brighter future… then together let’s walk towards it.”
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pictures from https://defeatterrorism.wordpress.com/

https://anewdawnbook.wordpress.com/

and wwwpeacepursuit.wordpress.com

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Education (the Power of Education): “It is what we make out of what we have, not what we are given, that separates one person from another.”

May 16, 2017

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from

https://www.facebook.com/craig.lock.31

“Sharing, informing,  enlightening, encouraging, impacting, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
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Pictures (above great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!

 

Shared by  craig “the world’s absolutely worst photographer”,

“Information and Inspiration Distributor, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder”

(well my friends and family say I’m “safest” just writing and encouraging others)

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Harnessing the power of the internet for GOOD…a better and brighter world.

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“The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.”

May 7, 2017

BOOKS BY CRAIG LOCK

Source: “The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.”

linking-hands“Together, one heart, one mind, one life, one small step at a time, let’s plant the seeds of hope for a better and brighter future… then together let’s walk towards it.”

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Sharing some of my favourite Nelson Mandela (Madiba) * quotes

April 19, 2017

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* The clan name by which the great man was affectionately known by South Africans

 

The wisdom of Nelson Mandela: quotes from the most inspiring leader of the 20th century

https://www.brainyquote.com/slideshow/authors/top_10_nelson_mandela_quotes.html

https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/367338.Nelson_Mandela

https://www.nelsonmandela.org/content/page/a-selection-of-nelson-mandela-quotes

http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/mandela/2013/07/18/67-awesome-quotes-by-nelson-mandela

and

http://answersafrica.com/best-nelson-mandela-quotes.html

from

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=best+nelson+mandela+quotes&rlz=1C1CHBD_enNZ698NZ698&oq=best+nelson+mandela+quotes&aqs=chrome..69i57.10184j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

 

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“No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”

from

https://craigsrainbowbooks.wordpress.com/2017/01/31/no-one-is-born-hating-another-person-because-of-the-colour-of-his-skin-or-his-background-or-his-religion-people-must-learn-to-hate-and-if-they-can-learn-to-hate-they-can-be-taught-to-lov/

 

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“Sharing, informing,  enlightening, encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
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“Together, one heart, one mind, one life, one small step at a time, let’s plant the seeds of hope for a better and brighter future… then together let’s walk towards it.”
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https://thegrandprize.wordpress.com/
and
https://racetothechequeredflag.wordpress.com/2016/10/11/the-prize/
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Pictures (above great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!

Shared by  craig “the world’s absolutely worst photographer”,

“Information and Inspiration Distributor, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder”

(well my friends and family say I’m “safest” just writing and encouraging others)

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Craig’s Books (and novels – “faction”) on South Africa (Amazon)

April 19, 2017

My Books on South Africa

Stunning rainbow links the Indian and Atlantic Oceans, South Africa. Photo by Chris McLennan.

The various books* that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at

ebooks (digital books)

http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=la_B005GGMAW4_sr?rh=i%3Abooks&field-author=Craig+Lock

Paperbacks (see https://goldendawnpublishing.wordpress.com/2016/12/20/paperback-writer/ and  https://wanttowriteabook.wordpress.com/2013/06/07/paperback-writer-the-beatles/

https://www.createspace.com/pub/simplesitesearch.search.do?sitesearch_query=%22craig+lock%22&sitesearch_type=STORE

https://www.amazon.com/Craig-Lock/e/B005GGMAW4/ref=pe_584750_33951330_sr_tc_2_0?qid=1476388259&sr=1-2-ent

http://www.creativekiwis.com/index.php/books

and http://goo.gl/vTpjk

All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –

MINE!

“When the writer is no more , the value of your purchase will soar! “

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

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Pictures (above great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!
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Table Mountain (John)

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Craig’s Rainbow Books

April 19, 2017

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Source: Craig’s Rainbow Books

and

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2017/04/19/craigs-rainbow-books-4/

Beyond Forgiving : Two South Africans Share Their Story of Healing

April 18, 2017

Seven Great Quotes from Nelson Mandela’s Auto-biography ‘Long Walk to Freedom’

April 18, 2017

 

 

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‘Education is`the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.’
– Nelson Mandela

from

https://mandelamadiba.wordpress.com/2013/10/29/seven-great-quotes-from-nelson-mandelas-auto-biography-long-walk-to-freedom-3/

PS

“The world’s journey is my journey and my (our)  journey is the world’s journey.”

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“Change your world…and you help change THE world for the better”

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“Together, one heart, one mind, one life, one small step at a time, let’s plant the seeds of hope for a better and brighter future… then together let’s walk towards it.”

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